UAL occupation ends in victoryTagged as: education free_spaces gaza lcc occupation solidarity ual university war
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The occupation of the London College for Communication has ended tonight, after the students reaseived a letter by the University, accepting most of the demands. During the day the students had dropped a banner from a tree in front of the main entrance opposite the shopping centre.
Come and celebrate Friday, Feb 25th, 2:15pm outside LCC.
Further responses to the demands of the UALPSC:
1. 'Condemnation of bombings of educational institutions in GAZA'.
The Rector will release the following statement through communication channels of the University.
"The University of Arts London deplores violence wherever it occurs and considers access to education, freedom of expression and the role of international law for the people of GAZA and Israel to be of fundamental importance".
2. 'Links to educational institutions in GAZA'
The University will consider a request from an educational institution in GAZA. This will be subject to the normal processes of scrutiny undertaken by the University with regards to all partnerships and collaboration.
The University will explore establishing an 'international humanitarian' scholarship.
4. 'Events and Exhibition'
The University will support activities, including the use of appropriate space and promotion, for fundraising and exhibitions to aid humanitarian relief efforts in GAZA.
Rector 25th Feb 2009